The Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS), an autonomous unit within Addis Ababa University, seeks to expand its team with qualified professionals for various fixed term and consultancy positions in its Africa Peace and Security Programme (APSP), a joint initiative with the African Union Commission. The mission of IPSS is to support the African Union, RECs and other African institutions in the design and development of “African-led solutions” in peace and security through education, outreach and research that are carried out at standards of global excellence.
Fixed term positions (fixed term until 10/2014, extendable - (employment by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH - GIZ- German Society for International Cooperation) ):
All positions are based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Deadline of application to all positions is July, 16th 2012
For more information on the APSP and details on the positions, please visit our website www.ipss-addis.org or see the IPSS Job Descriptions. Compensation is competitive at international level. All jobs are located in Addis Ababa.
National of a member state of the African Union
Self starter; results oriented; self-organized; willing and able to work in an often difficult and highly complex environment; outstanding work ethics
Team player with a true interest in other people
Willing and able to
> Solid professional background in peace & security or related fields; your own expertise shall allow you to easily communicate with top experts; of critical importance are your interest and ability to rapidly grasp new ideas and situations, and to communicate clearly on these issues.
Application / Expression of Interest
We welcome applications as well as expressions of interest. Applications should comprise of a) a motivation letter, clearly stating your key qualifications in respect to our work and the specific qualifications required for the position you apply for (check our web site for relevant information); b) your respective specific career interest and objective, c) a CV and references. All communication will be kept strictly confidential. We will acknowledge receipt of every application and expression of interest.
Deadline for applications: 16th of July.
Please direct your communication to:
Markus Koerner, Director APSP / IPSS a.i.